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Re: Setting window title in ssh'ed host

From: Robin Lee Powell
Subject: Re: Setting window title in ssh'ed host
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 22:53:11 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 10:50:31PM -0800, Micah Cowan wrote:
> I don't really see how that does what the thread's talking about;
> namely, set the window title to the hostname that's connected by
> ssh.

You set your remote shell's PS1 to tell screen to set the title to
$(uname -n) or whatever.

> As previously mentioned in these threads (IIRC?), the problem with
> prompt hacks is you don't always have control over the prompts in
> remote shells (and even when you do, it's a bit of a pain to set
> up in every host you ever visit).

True enough.  The LocalCommand hack is kinda neat.


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